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ENG277 - Medieval Literatures of Resistance: Power and Dissent, 1100-1500

General

Subject code

ENG

Course Number

277

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

S. Federico

Course Long Title

Medieval Literatures of Resistance: Power and Dissent, 1100-1500

Cross Listed Courses

Description

This course offers sustained examination of several major sites of cultural power in the Middle Ages--including institutions and traditions such as the Church and the monarchy, Parliament, and civic government, marriage and the household--and considers the oppositional energies of texts that negotiate those sites. Students read historical documents (poems, letters, and chronicles) and analyze the textual tactics that resist or evade the rules set to govern most aspects of medieval public and private life.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(English: Medieval), (English: Pre-1800)

INDS Program Relationship

IDCM - CMS Program